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Helium Fire

Unit Information

Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845

Helium Fire May 10, 2022, 10:00 am

Helium Fire Wildfire
News – 5/10/2022

   Helium Fire

Size:
 3,264 (Mapped) acres
Containment: 80%
Cause: Powerline Failure
Location: Masterson Tx, Moore County

  For this morning, resources will be on the fire to monitor and patrol, putting out any hotspots and points of concern in preparation for increase of winds later on into the day. A red flag warning is in effect for today, but there are no anticipated concerns for the fire with containment or holding.

 Closures and Evacuations 
 All evacuations and road closures have been lifted.

Losses 
Four abandoned factory warehouses and two abandoned coolant towers. All structures were abandoned helium plant infrastructure along with six commercial 18-wheeler tractor trailers. Total number of structures saved is 32.